Ee Rojullo (English: In These Days) is a 2012 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by debutant director Maruthi, starring debutants Srinivas, Reshma and Saikumar Pampana. The film was made on a low budget by a group of producers jointly credited as "Good Friends". The music was scored by J.B. and J. Prabhakar Reddy handled the cinematography using Canon 5D cameras while S.B. Uddhav handled the movie's editing. The movie's trailers and posters featured interesting quotes regarding love stories these days. The song "Ring Tring" also gained popularity as it featured dancers wearing the masks of leading Tollywood actors like Jr NTR, Ram Pothineni, Ram Charan Tej, Allu Arjun, Pawan Kalyan, and Mahesh Babu. The movie was one of the most successful Tollywood films in 2012. The film was remade in Kannada as Preethi Prema and released on 17 February 2017.
|Directed by||Maruthi Dasari|
|Produced by||Credited as "Good Friends"|
|Cinematography||J. Prabhakar Reddy|
|Edited by||S.B. Uddhav|
Good Cinema Group
|Distributed by||Dil Raju|
|Budget||₹50 lakh (US$70,000)|
|Box office||₹12 crore (US$1.7 million)|
This story talks about lacking of moral and ethical values in a relationship these days and tries to find a true love in these days.
Sri ( Srinivas ) is a guy who is madly in love with a girl named Rajini. He even gives her Rs 3 lakhs to help her out but as fate turns out, Rajini does not really love Sri. She escapes with the money along with another guy. This leaves Sri heartbroken. He decides never to fall in love again and he starts looking at women in a negative way. In another track, Shreya (Reshma) is friendly with a guy called Kishore. Kishore misunderstands Shreya's friendship for love and he starts developing feelings for her. He starts acting possessively and begins hounding Shreya in the name of love. A disgusted Shreya decides never to be on friendly terms with any guy.
As you might have guessed by now, the lives of Sri and Shreya converge and they start off by quarreling with each other. Sri is forced to lie to his landlords that he is married as the apartment is not available for Bachelors. Once Shreya comes to know that Sri is married, she softens her stand and starts becoming friendly with Sri. Later some critical circumstances they both understands that all boys and girls are not bad and Sri starts protecting Shreya from Kishore. But Shreya's parents were not happy with their friendship they warns shreya twice to make distance with Sri. Just when their mutual admiration begins to develop,Rajini comes back as his wife which leads Sri into defence. After knowing Rajini is back Shreya leaves US for her Masters with a broken heart. Later Sri follows Rajini along with his friend Sai to an unofficial hukka bar.
There he finds out that the guy who eloped with Rajini cheated her and ran away with her money. Currently her position in full of debts. Then Sri transfers debt amount to Rajini with a good heart and warns her to not play with others feelings. Then suddenly it was interrupted by Kishore and he reveals his intention to meet Sri. Then he turns out to be a fraud. He hatches a plan to have sex with Shreya so he befriended with her later proposes her. Instead of accepting she started avoiding him then he tries to force her to love him. But it all goes into veins because of Sri. Later he tries to kill Shreya but at that time she is with Sri. Then he hatched a plan to separate them so he enquired about Sri and finds about his story. He uses Rajini as a paan in his game to divide them successfully. Then Kishore and his friends tries to kill Sri and Sai. A fight ensues between Sri and Kishore then Sri bashes Kishore badly and successfully escapes with Sai later he confess all the things to shreya.
After 2 years Shreya and Sri get married along her parents acceptance. finally the film ends with Sai narrates Sri's story to producer Thammareddy Bharadwaj and get acceptance to make a film as a director.
- Mangam Srinivas as Srinivas Rao "Sri"
- Reshma Rathore as Shreya
- Saikumar Pampana as Sri's friend
- Bhargavi as Bhargavi
- Ambati Srinivas as Watchman Manamma
- Shankar Rao
- M. S. Narayana as Sattiraju, Sri's uncle
- Madhumani as Shreya's mother
- Kedar Shankara as Shreya's father
- Ragini as Sri's aunt
- Anandhi in a special appearance in the song "Cell Song"
- Anchor Ravi
- Tammareddy Bharadwaja as Himself
Film making team namesEdit
- S.B. Uddhav handled the movie's editing
- Asst editor Thaleti.C. Prasanna Kumar
The Times of India gave a review of rating 3.5/5 stating "Your hero does not have a six-pack, nor does he make a grand entry. Your heroine is not the glamorous type and there's no skin show. There's no chasing of villains and beating them to pulp. There's no star cast to boast of, but "Ee Rojullo" is a film that you would enjoy with the comedy being seamlessly woven into the script." greatandhra.com gave a review of rating 3.25/5 stating "This is the film that entertained the targeted audience perfectly. On the other hand economically, this is the wisest move. But it appeared no where that the film was made with low budget. Watch it if your heart is youthful." Oneindia Entertainment gave a review stating "Ee Rojullo is a decent film made on a small budget but still boasts of good production values. The film is targeted at the youth and they would connect with the film in a big way. The film, however, may not appeal much to the family audiences. Still, Ee Rojullo is a decent, interesting as well as entertaining film." idlebrain.com gave areview of rating 3.25/5 stating "First half of the film is fun and second half has story. The plus points of the film are freshness and contemporary feel. The second half should have been more compact and the obscene dialogues/gestures should have been moderated. This film might not find a place for the people who may find certain dialogues and references to be offensive. But will go well with youth and masses. You may watch it." Rediff.com gave a review of rating 2/5 stating "Perhaps a youthful subject like Ee Rojullo may go down well with urban youngsters." 123telugu.com gave a review of rating 3.25/5 stating "Ee Rojullo is a movie that will work big time with young adults and students. The movie has is high on entertainment and it is a good youth entertainer. Family crowds may not enjoy the film but then, this movie was never made for them. This is an enjoyable film and the producers have a winner on their hands." cinegoer.com gave a review stating "Ee Rojullo comes as an underdog but it has all the indications of working well with a group and more. There is a need to encourage such kind of cinema and filmmakers; watch this and you will walk out without any complaints. This one reminds us of the new age Bollywood cinema and gives us a confidence that there is definitely a future for young filmmakers ee rojullo!" truthdive.com gave a review of rating 3.5/5 stating "Ee Rojullo is a decent, interesting as well as entertaining film. The movie seems like a winner with the young audience especially college crowd."
|Soundtrack album to Ee Rojullo by |
|Released||9 February 2012|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||Sa Re Ga Ma|
The Audio Release event was held at Rock Heights in Madhapur, Hydereabad on 9 February 2012. Actor Allu Arjun, Allu Aravind, Director Maruti, Reshma, Srinivas, Richa Gangopadhyay, Madhurima graced the event.
The Music was composed by J.B. and lyrics were by Kasarla Shyam and Karunakar Adigarlla. The soundtrack consists of 7 tracks with 1 instrumental theme song. The audio rights were sold to Sa Re Ga Ma. Of the songs, "Ring Tring" and "Cell Song" were best received.
|1.||"Ring Tring"||Kasarla Shyam||Rahul, Prudhvi||4:01|
|2.||"Ninna Monna"||Karunakar Adigarlla||Malavika||3:53|
|3.||"Cell Song"||Kasarla Shyam||Rahul, Nagasahithi, Revanth||4:25|
|4.||"Ekindhi Le"||Karunakar Adigarlla||Hema Chandra||3:51|
|5.||"Edho Edho"||Karunakar Adigarlla||Geetha Madhuri, Revanth||3:53|
|6.||"Kanureppalu"||Karunakar Adigarlla||Hema Chandra||1:04|
Ee Rojullo was very successful at the box office, completing 50 days in 53 centres, 100 days on 1 July 2012 175 days on 13 September 2012, and 365 days on 23 March 2013.
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